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fish
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 14
2. A name loosely applied in popular usage to many animals of diverse characteristics, living in the water.
3. An oviparous, vertebrate animal usually having fins and a covering scales or plates. It breathes by means of gills, and lives almost entirely in the water. See Pisces.
4. The twelfth sign of the zodiac; Pisces.
5. The flesh of fish, used as food.
6. A purchase used to fish the anchor.
7. A piece of timber, somewhat in the form of a fish, used to strengthen a mast or yard.
Part of Speech: personal pronoun
1. of Finch
Part of Speech: verb
1. To attempt to catch fish; to be employed in taking fish, by any means, as by angling or drawing a net.
2. To seek to obtain by artifice, or indirectly to seek to draw forth; as, to fish for compliments.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To catch; to draw out or up; as, to fish up an anchor.
2. To search by raking or sweeping.
3. To try with a fishing rod; to catch fish in; as, to fish a stream.
4. To strengthen ( a beam, mast, etc.), or unite end to end ( two timbers, railroad rails, etc.) by bolting a plank, timber, or plate to the beam, mast, or timbers, lengthwise on one or both sides. See joint, under Fish, n.
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